Enjoying a prime location on the Portuguese coastline close to Albufeira, the W Algarve makes a bold design statement. With captivating ocean views, the hotel is a playful blend of clean minimalism enlivened by Portuguese-influenced décor and artwork, featuring a soft neutral palette and stylish furnishings. All 134 luxe rooms and suites, along with 83 Residences, enjoy large private balconies, some with private plunge pools and rooftop coastal views. With two superb dining options, two fashionable bars, DJ Booths, showstopping two-tier pool and state-of-the-art spa, this glorious oasis is the ideal place to unwind and restore your zest for life.
All categories of accommodation feature large comfortable beds, a comfortable seating area, large private balcony, Wi-Fi, climate control, LED satellite TV with premium movie channels, safe (chargeable), complimentary bottled water, minibar, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Ensuite bathrooms include a shower, double vanities, bidet, robes, slippers, and hairdryer, while the décor includes delightful custom-made details such as sardine-shaped cushions, stunning Algarve tiles and dramatic backlit headboards.
Entry level Wonderful Rooms sleep up to three and there is an option for connecting rooms for families or groups of friends. Fabulous Rooms include a private terrace with access to the hotel gardens, while Spectacular Rooms offer ocean views. For added luxe and seclusion, the WOW Suites offer duplex living, a rooftop terrace, and the option for a private plunge pool. Alternatively, trade up to the impressive E WOW Suite, offering two floors of spacious oceanside living, panoramic rooftop terrace with an infinity pool, and lush gardens with a dining area. Families and larger groups can book an open-plan Residence apartment, with one to three bedrooms, living room, dining area and kitchen. Set away from the main hotel, the Residences enjoy a dedicated concierge service and pool.
For Portuguese-inspired cuisine, head to Market Kitchen, or book a table at the upmarket Italian chain, Paper Moon which serves sophisticated Italian classics. The health conscious will appreciate the Mediterranean fare of Sip @ WET, or for lighter snacks and tapas, the W Lounge offers both lunch and dinner options. Vino by Paper Moon provides an intimate dining experience of fresh produce paired with fine wines, or celebrate in style at Air, the clifftop champagne bar, the ideal venue for watching the sun sink below the horizon.
The WET Deck features the Sip @ WET poolside bar, alongside a spectacular two-tier pool linked by a waterfall, lined with comfortable loungers and cabanas. Guests also have access to FIT, the state-of-the-art fitness center, and sunrise yoga can be enjoyed around the pool each morning. The hotel also includes the AWAY Spa, with six treatment rooms, hair salon, mani-pedi bar, wet area with sauna, steam room and whirlpool, with nourishment provided by the onsite Fuel Bar.
Guests can enjoy plenty of restaurants and bars within easy walking distance of the hotel, or head into Albufeira which is around a 15-minute drive. The nearest beaches are Castelo and Evaristo, both around a kilometer away, and there are also several golf courses nearby. Transfer time from Faro Airport is 45-minutes.